Open Water

120 Attend Retirement Ceremony for German Great Thomas Lurz

Thomas Lurz got a final sendoff to retirement on Sunday in Germany.


Kozubek, Zihsler win Danish stop of European Open Water Cup

German swimmers swept four of the top six slots to lead the Denmark stop of the European Open Water Cup.

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Pop Acev and Franco Win Lake Ohrid Open Water Grand Prix

Evgenij Pop Acev (MKD) and Alice Franco (ITA) were the winners of the fourth leg of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix, held on August 29, 2015 in Lake Ohrid, FYR of Macedonia.

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Photo Vault: Rio 2016 Open Water Test Event

The official Olympic test event for open water swimming was held on Saturday and Sunday off the Copacabana Beach following the anticipated Olympic racecourse.


Athletes Offer Rave Reviews After Open Water Test Event

While athletes across water sports have universally criticized the quality of the water in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the…


Ben Lecomte To Swim 5,500 Miles Across Pacific Ocean

At the end of September, Lecomte plans to start his 5,500 mile journey from Tokyo to San Francisco.


Mark Ruffalo introduces ‘The Longest Swim’ for water testing & sustainability (Video)

Open Water swimmer Ben Lecomte plans to swim from Tokyo to San Francisco while testing pacific water quality, and actor Mark Ruffalo has publicly endorsed the swim.

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No Americans Entered in Next Week’s Olympic Open Water Test Event

Women’s 10km open water World Champion Aurielie Muller is headlining the field for the test event for the 2016 Olympic Games.


Penny Palfrey wins 2015 Boston Light Swim

As anticipated, 53-year-old Penny Palfrey of Seventeen-Seventy, Queensland, Australia, handily won the 8-mile Boston Light Swim across Boston Harbor yesterday…

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Ross Murdoch to Compete in 1 Mile Open Water Championship

Lining up for the one mile elite race will be Commonwealth Champion and local Balloch boy, Ross Murdoch, who will be competing in the open water for the first time.

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The Virtual Frogman Challenge

This is a Navy SEAL Foundation Event hosted by The Tampa Bay Frogman Swim.

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The 3rd Annual Ocean Games: A Premier East Coast Open Water Event

From the 1, 3 and 9-mile ocean swims to the East Coast SUP CUP paddleboard races, the Ocean Games is continuing its transformation from a local swim into one of the East Coast’s premier open water events.

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USLA Sends Pro and Junior Lifeguards to 2015 International Surf Rescue

Thirty-two standout professional and junior lifeguards from around the county selected to participate in the International Surf Rescue Challenge; Event to be held in Australia, Sept. 3-6



The Nautica United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships kicked off in Daytona Beach, Fla., Wednesday with the National…

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Swim Barbabos and Learn How Life Was Perfected There

Swimming News courtesy of Swim Barbados If you google Barbados you will find phrases such as this: “Life didn’t begin…

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